The Board of School Trustees will hold a special meeting to consider contracting with Pat Skorkowsky to become the next Clark County School District superintendent. The meeting will be held Monday, June 3, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in the board room of the Greer Education Center, 2832 E. Flamingo, Las Vegas. The public is invited to attend and provide input.
In-depth stories about newly appointed Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky and the Clark County School District’s $2.1 billion budget are featured in the May 2013 edition of Insider.
CCSD students who took part in Mariachi and ballet folklorico workshops at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts this week will show off their talents in a concert Friday, May 24, 2013. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the show will start at 7 p.m. at the Smith Center.
More than 150 Sedway Middle School students attended a Nevada Ballet Theatre production of “Romeo and Juliet” May 10, 2013 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. As reported by the View newspaper, the trip was sponsored by mining company Barrick Gold Corp.
Clark County high school students are invited to enter the Richard Harris Law Firm’s fourth annual Video Public Service Announcement Contest. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, this year’s topic is bullying. The entry deadline is May 24, 2013. For more information, visit www.studentswithacause.com.
Centennial High School defeated Palo Verde High School in the Division I state title game May 18, 2013 at UNLV. Centennial Coach Mike Liveri told the Las Vegas Review-Journal, "They're the epitome of team. They are flat-out ballplayers."
During May 2013, the Clark County Library District hosted the Bristlecone Storytelling Festival, a series of performances featuring CCSD fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grader students. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, events were held at local libraries. Visit www.lvccld.org for more information.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Indian Springs High School pitcher Heather Thormahlen was named MVP after leading her team to the Southern League title. Meantime, Thunderbirds' Coach Lynn Dale was named Coach of the Year.
The Division I-A Southern Region softball coaches selected Cheyenne High School student Vanessa Sanders as a most valuable player. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the senior catcher was 67-for-101 with 23 doubles, eight home runs and 87 RBI's in just 35 games.
CCSD families and children are among those invited to the annual festival of the Puerto Rican Association of Las Vegas, to be held Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Featuring live music, arts and crafts and more, the festival will benefit the association's scholarship fund.